Epi 137 USA Judo Olympian Travis Stevens Part 2

This week we bring you part 2 of our interview with Travis Stevens. Travis competed on the USA Olympic Judo team in 2008 and 2012. Travis also has a black belt in BJJ.Travis Stevens BJJ 2

We talk about:

  • The lack of money in USA Judo
  • What it will take to grow Judo in the United States
  • The possibility of BJJ being in the Olympics
  • Matches ending in a gentleman’s agreement
  • Going from white belt to purple belt and skipping blue belt
  • How he learned techniques as a white belt
  • Why he recommends that new students do not watch YouTube


Quote of the week: “Even though you’re growing up, you should never stop having fun.” Nina Dobrev

Article of the week: “Tap or Nap! BJJ Chokes From a Doctor’s Perspective” Doctor Warren Wang


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